Friday, July 28, 2017

Chiraq reaches 400 murder milestone

The Chiraq carnage continues.

From the Chicago Sun-Times:
A man was shot to death early Friday near the former Cabrini-Green public housing projects on the Near North Side, according to Chicago Police, marking the city’s 400th homicide so far this year.

Just before 3 a.m., two men were in the 500 block of West Iowa when one, age 31, was shot multiple times in the face and the other, 34, was shot repeatedly in the abdomen, police said. The circumstances of the attack were unknown.

The older man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition. The younger man, Kennatay K. Leavell, died at the scene at 3:09 a.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood.

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